Building and Zoning Permits

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 The Town of Carolina Beach issues Building Permits for Residential and Commercial construction projects. All trade (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) permits must be applied for at New Hanover County Building Safety

Permit applications are available in the Document Center. You can access applications by clicking here. Please be sure you are using the latest version of the application. 

For questions/concerns, please contact the Planning Department at 910-458-8218.

Construction Hours
Monday thru Friday: 7 AM-6 PM
Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM
Sunday: NO WORK

To schedule an inspection, contact the Building Inspector at 910-547-1640. For more information on Inspections/NC Code, visit our Building Inspections page here.

For more information about the requirements for applying for a building permit, click the link below:

Building Permit Checklist

For more information about development in the Town of Carolina Beach, use the interactive map below to view active and completed Building Permits: